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National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)

Chapter XV : General provisions

94. Short title and commencement


1) This Act shall be called the National Road Traffic Act, 1996, and shall come into operation on a date fixed by the President by proclamation in the Gazette.


2) Different dates may be so fixed in respect of different provisions of this Act, and dates so fixed may differ in respect of different –
a) persons or goods or categories of persons or goods transported by means of a motor vehicle;
b) kinds or classes of motor vehicles used in the transportation of persons or goods;
c) persons or categories of persons; or
d) areas in the Republic.


3) More than one of the elements referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d), inclusive, of subsection (2) may be combined for the purposes of that subsection.